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[LULAC Convention Proclamation - 1948]

Description: Document printed by LULAC as a call for a convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens to be held in Austin, Texas on June 11, 12, and 13, 1948. This includes the provisions for numbers of delegates allowed to attend based on active members in good standing in each Council. Also required is Council dues and LULAC News subscriptions be paid in full. A handwritten note on the bottom of the page states: "Make your reservation at Driscoll Hotel."
Date: unknown
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens

[Letter from George I. Sánchez to John J. Herrera - 1953-06-09]

Description: Letter from George I. Sánchez, Director of the American Council of Spanish-Speaking People, to John J. Herrera, dated June 9,1953. Sánchez writes of his support for John J. Herrera's re-election as LULAC National President but also expresses concerns about LULAC's effectiveness on a state and national scale.
Date: June 9, 1953
Creator: Sánchez, George Isidore, 1906-1972

[Postcard reply from Andrew Espinosa, Jr. to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-06]

Description: An invitation card for the "Viva Johnson" organization meeting on May 31, 1964, at the Driskill Hotel in Austin. It includes an RSVP either to attend the meeting or to be willing to work in their own locality in the "Viva Johnson" effort. The postcard is sent with a four cent of prepaid US postage, with the sender's name and address. The postcard includes Andrew Espinosa, Jr.'s reply to John J. Herrera. Andrew Espinosa, Jr. indicated that he will attend the meeting, and will bring Kenneth Groves.
Date: May 6, 1964
Creator: Espinosa, Andrew, Jr.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1947-03-13]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent by John J. Herrera to Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda in Austin, Texas. Herrera writes to ask for assistance with Felix H. Morales and his FCC application for a radio station. Herrera specifically asks for any news clippings or incidences of discrimination against Latin Americans of Mexican descent that could be used in support of the FCC granting the radio station to Houston rather than Mexia.
Date: March 13, 1947
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1947-04-01]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent by John J. Herrera to Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda in Austin, Texas. Herrera requests Dr. Castañeda to write a letter of support for a Spanish speaking radio station in Houston. Herrera also inquires if Dr. Castañeda could make himself available to testify as a witness in an upcoming hearing with the FCC.
Date: April 1, 1947
Creator: Herrera, John J.

LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article entitled "LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights" by Felton West. The article states that "Mexican-American leaders accused the Carter administration Friday of having 'totally ignored' human rights for Spanish-speaking persons."
Date: unknown
Creator: West, Felton

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to Hector P. Garcia - 1955-04-19]

Description: Letter from Ralph Yarborough explaining to Dr. Hector P. Garcia a Democratic publication in the Dallas area called The White Rocker and the need for pro-Democratic writings and Spanish-language publications. Yarborough asks Garcia to explore possibilities for such in the Corpus Christi area, Nueces County, or other areas of Texas. The letter was also sent to some other publishers of Spanish-language newspapers in the state.
Date: April 19, 1955
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996